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Man with racehorse named Sterling King

Photograph of an unidentified man standing next to a horse and holding the horse’s lead rope. The number 9 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 374N620 and 374N0627, was published on Page 2, Section B (Sports) of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 29, 1943. The caption with the three photos begins: “Go TO POST THIS WEEK—Trio of race horses, which raced at Gresham during the Multnomah county fair, are slated to perform in this week’s meeting.” The caption goes on to identify the horse in this photograph as “Sterling King, full brother of the stake horse, Ionland.” The photograph may have been taken during the fair. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Man, horse, and jockey on racetrack

Photograph of an unidentified jockey on horseback on a racetrack. An unidentified man is standing next to the horse and jockey and is holding the horse’s bridle. The horse’s saddlecloth has the number 5 on it. The number 7 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Racehorse Legend Call and rider

Photograph, taken from the side, of an unidentified man mounted on a horse standing on a racetrack, probably at the Multnomah County fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. The number 8 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the photograph. A cropped version of this photo, along with image Nos. 374N0618 and 374N0627, was published on Page 2, Section B (Sports) of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 29, 1943. The caption with the three photos begins: “Go TO POST THIS WEEK—Trio of race horses, which raced at Gresham during the Multnomah county fair, are slated to perform in this week’s meeting.” The caption goes on to identify the horse in this photograph as “Legend Call, 5-year-old, owned by E. S. Phillips of San Mateo, Calif.” The photograph may have been taken during the county fair. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Babe Steel with two racehorses

Photograph of a woman, Babe Steel of Gresham, standing between two racehorses. The horse on the left is Michaelmas, owned by Mrs. Ace Hoyle of Gresham. The horse on the right is Lanirap, owned by Steel. The photograph was taken before the opening of the 1943 Multnomah County Fair, probably at the fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Woman and racehorse

Photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to a horse and holding the horse’s lead rope. The number 12 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 374N618 and 374N620, was published on Page 2, Section B (Sports) of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 29, 1943. The caption with the three photos begins: “Go TO POST THIS WEEK—Trio of race horses, which raced at Gresham during the Multnomah county fair, are slated to perform in this week’s meeting.” The caption goes on to identify the horse in this photograph as “Exnofelia, owned and trained by Mrs. Lela White.” The name “Exnofelia” in this caption may be a misspelling of “Xenofelia.” The photograph may have been taken during the county fair.

Man running alongside horse

Photograph of an unidentified man running next to a horse, possibly a racehorse, that he is holding on a lead rope. The photograph was probably taken at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds racetrack in Gresham, Oregon, possibly during the county fair. The number 4 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Young man running alongside horse

Photograph of an unidentified young man running alongside a horse, possibly a racehorse, that he is holding on a lead rope. The photograph was probably taken at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds racetrack in Gresham, Oregon, possibly during the county fair. The number 2 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at a fair. Also see image No. 374N0744.

Young man with saddled horse

Photograph of a young man standing next to a saddled horse, possibly a racehorse, and holding the horse’s lead rope. Buildings are visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds racetrack in Gresham, Oregon, possibly during the county fair. Also see image No. 374N0742.

Jockey on horseback

Photograph, taken at night, of a jockey mounted on a horse. The horse’s saddle cloth has the number 4 on it. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Man with two horses

Photograph of an unidentified man standing between two horses, possibly racehorses, and holding the horses’ lead ropes. The photograph was probably taken on the Multnomah County Fairgrounds racetrack in Gresham, Oregon, possibly during the county fair.

Jockey on horseback

Photograph of an unidentified jockey astride a racehorse that is standing on a dirt track, probably the racetrack at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. The number 7 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken during the county fair, which included horse races.

Jockey on horseback

Photograph of an unidentified jockey mounted on a racehorse that is standing on a dirt track, probably the racetrack at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. The horse’s saddle cloth has the number 2 on it. The number 4 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken during the county fair, which included horse races.